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Porter, Dorothy, 1953-
Health citizenship : essays in social medicine and biomedical politics / Dorothy Porter
Alternate Title Essays in social medicine and biomedical politics
Berkeley : University of California, Medical Humanities Consortium, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  RA418 .P67 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Social medicine
Medical policy
Public health
Physical Description x, 302 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Public health -- Social medicine -- Biomedical identity
Summary The rights and responsibilities of health citizenship are increasingly at the forefront of public policy debates concerning disease prevention and health management. These debates have global implications for prosperity, equality, and stability in dramatically changing demographic, economic, political and ecological environments. This collection of essays are intended to lead the reader to an understanding of the history of public health, the rise of the modern state, the role of the social sciences in population health promotion, and the changing social contract of health citizenship in industrial and post-industrial societies
Series Perspectives in medical humanities
Alternate Author UC Medical Humanities Consortium

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